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BA in English

English Writing

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English Writing Course Description

Course Title: English Writing

Course Prerequisites: Comprehensive English, English Grammar; Extensive Reading

Total Semester Credit Hours: 64

Lecturer Hours: 64

Experiment/Computer Hours: 0

Credit: 4

Major: English

Course Description

English Writing is a platform course for English sophomores, designed to cultivate competence in expressing ideas in English effectively. Through a gradual introduction to English writing theory, students gain knowledge of writing techniques for various writing tasks. By means of sample analysis and consolidation practice, students improve their writing skills in theme analysis, material selection, paragraph development, and essay organization, thus becoming more effective writers. By studying this course, students will be able to improve their language proficiency and develop their ability in observation, creativity and critical thinking, which helps them to lay a solid foundation for further language learning, and academic research and writing.

Textbooks and Course Materials:

1.       Ding, W., Wu, B. A Basic Course in Writing (3rd edition) [M]. Beijing: Higher Education Press, 2011. (丁往道,吴冰. 英语写作基础(第三版)[M]. 北京:高等教育出版社,2011.)

2.       Ding, W., Wu, B., Zhong, M., Guo, Q. A Handbook of Writing (3rd edition) [M]. Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, 2011.丁往道,吴冰,钟美荪,郭棲庆. 英语写作手册(英文版)(第三版)[M]. 北京:外语教学与研究出版社,2009.

3.       Ge, C. The Writing of English [M]. Shanghai: Shanghai Translation Publishing House, 2013. (葛传椝. 葛传椝英语写作[M]. 上海:上海译文出版社,2013.)

4.       Ji, C. An Advanced Course for English Writing [M]. Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, 2013. (冀成会. 高级英语写作教程[M]. 北京:外语教学与研究出版社,2013.)

5.       Langan, J. College Writing Skills with Readings (9th edition) [M]. Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, 2014. (Langan, J. 美国大学英语写作(第九版)[M]. 北京:外语教学与研究出版社,2014.)

6.       Zhang, Z. College English Composition: From Creative Thinking to Critical Thinking [M]. Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, 2014. (张在新. 大学英语写作教程 从创新思维到批判思维[M]. 北京:外语教学与研究出版社,2014.)

7.       Zhang, Z. English Composition: From Creative Thinking to Critical Thinking Books 1-4) [M]. Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, 2010. (张在新. 英语写作教程 从创新思维到批判思维(1-4册)[M]. 北京:外语教学与研究出版社,2010.)

 

Written by: Mao Haiyan

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